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Meet the 2020 Orientation Coordinators

  We’re excited to introduce Nolan Ross and Erin Lee to all of Michener’s incoming students. These second-year students are organizing this year’s activities and are your guides to Orientation 2020. Find out what Nolan and Erin are looking forward to most at Orientation, their best advice for new Michener students and what hilarious things…

Diagnostic Cytology graduate transfers to COVID-19 lab

As a Cytotechnologist, Kristen Morandin was accustomed to sitting at a microscope accurately diagnosing slides seven hours a day. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, her role changed drastically. After graduating from the Diagnostic Cytology program at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN in 2018, Kristen began training for her new role at Dynacare…

Alumni Association Update – Summer 2020

Greetings, Michener Alumni. I hope you are enjoying your summer. But more importantly, I hope that you and your loved ones are doing well in these trying times. As I mentioned in my last update, our board reformatted our meetings so that we could better adapt to changes made from Michener regarding how we, as…

UHN team produces 3D printed face shields

This past March, as Canada began preparing for the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, heath care workers searched for ways that they could quickly make a difference. Vahid Anwari, Radiological Technologist at Toronto General Hospital and Michener alumnus, realized that his background in 3D printing research could help with PPE production during this critical time.…

Redeployed UHN staff help bring Long Term Care facility out of outbreak

When Rosa Seif volunteered to be redeployed to Long Term Care (LTC), she didn’t expect to learn and grow as a health care provider as much as she did. As a Nuclear Medicine Technologist at UHN and a 2018 graduate of the Michener Institute of Education at UHN, she had little to no bedside care…

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